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December 11, 2014 at 7:37 AM

Worker dies in Oregon sawmill accident

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A worker who was trapped in machinery died at the Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Cottage Grove. He was identified by the Lane County sheriff’s office as 31-year-old Justin Simons. KVAL reports he was free of machinery when South Lane County Fire and Rescue arrived Tuesday afternoon but died at the scene of his injuries. The…

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April 10, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Thursday Memo: 911 emergency … Pellet gun and brass knuckles … Determined elk

The emergency 911 system that was out throughout the state since very early this morning is now up and running, says CenturyLink, Earlier item: The emergency 911 system is out throughout the state and the provider, CenturyLink, is working to fix it. If you have an emergency, you’re asked to call the numbers…

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